Prime Healthcare

Counselor PD- SMNJ Recreational Therapy

Facility Saint Michaels Medical Center
Location
US-NJ-Newark
ID
2021-69478
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable

Responsibilities

Participates in the coordination and implementation of the hospital Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program, and to provide direct services to patients and their families. Performs treatment coordination duties for assigned patients in the Program. Responsibilities include regular liaison with members of the treatment team, discharge planning and aftercare follow-up and marketing with community agencies and professionals. The Substance Use Disorder Counselor will document clinical assessments and treatment plans for assigned patients and participate in the Performance Improvement Program pursuant to specifications of monitoring devices.

  1. AA/BA degree with Substance Use Disorder experience preferred.
  2. Certification with State or National CADAC Board preferred.
  3. Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in psychiatric, Substance Use Disorder or outpatient treatment facility preferred.
  4. Experience in counseling chemically dependent adults and their family members and/or significant others.
  5. Working knowledge of the 12-Step Program.
  6. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  7. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

 

Qualifications

 

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